Who we are

UNAPSA is the body of African paediatricians represented by National Paediatric Societies and Associations in Africa. To date there are thirty -eight country membership. UNAPSA is affiliated to the International Pediatric Association (IPA  

What we do

 UNAPSA’s primary focus is to ensure that every child has the full potentials for survival and development. In the endeavour, the body of UNAPSA

  1. Operates by promotion of friendship between paediatricians of all member countries in the African region for promotion of collective actions for the benefit of all children and
  2. Promotes the dissemination of paediatric knowledge by organising workshops and seminars on topical child health issues
  3. Advocates on child health issues to the government and communities in the region
  4. Encourages research in all aspects of paediatrics
  5. Co-operates with national, regional, and international bodies with similar interests and with governments in policy formulation, implementation of interventions in child health and in monitoring and evaluating strategies that protect children
  6. Holds a regional congress every three year

UNAPSA Executive Council

 Role NameCountry
1President Dr. Dorothy Esangbedo Nigeria
2Executive Director Prof. Angela Okolo Nigeria
3Treasurer Dr. Bose Babaniyi Nigeria
4President-Elect Pr Madeleine Amorissani –Folquet Cote D’Ivoire
5Immediate Past President Pr Koki Ndombo Cameroon